Tag Archives: Great Falls Park

Walk Along the River: Hiking from Riverbend to Great Falls Park

The last day of my kids’ Spring Break was a gorgeous one, so a friend and I decided to make the most of it and take our broods on a hike along the Potomac. My first idea was to head … Continue reading


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Where to Play on the Weekdays: July 25-29

Temps are still high, but the code red days seem to be behind us for now. Thus, both indoor and outdoor activities are among the recommendations this week. Water and shade get special mention, too. Here’s what’s happening this week, … Continue reading

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The Best Places in the DC Area to Enjoy a Beautiful Day Outdoors with the Kids

Today’s superb weather inspired me to put together a list of places that are made for beautiful days like this. Most of these locales have been recommended before, but never in one easy go-to list.  Certainly, there are many more, … Continue reading


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Weekend Picks

The museums are heavy on special family activities this weekend, but with the glorious weather forecast for the next few days, I’ve got several suggestions to get you outdoors, too.   Happy Weekend! Family Day: Kites of Asia – Go fly … Continue reading

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A Grand Welcome to the Weekend

It’s time to say sayonara to the cherry blossoms, and it feels like they just arrived. But as we wind down the festival that welcomes spring, the seasonal fun is just getting started. The National Cherry Blossom Festival is coming … Continue reading

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